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Dating With Cancer
BY Jen Sotham
All is NOT fair in love and war
With Immunotherapy, Longer Survival May Come With a Cost in Melanoma
BY Jason Harris
Immunotherapy showed improved survival benefits for stage 3 and 4 melanoma, but it came at a price of greater toxicity, according to a randomized, double-blind phase 3 study that compared 10 mg/kg Yervoy (ipilimumab) or a lower dose of the anti-CTLA-4 anticlonal antibody.
Radiation Treatment Help From a Breast Cancer Survivor
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer survivor looks back and describes her radiation treatment and shares her tips.
Empty Nest After Cancer
BY Barbara Tako
A two-time cancer survivor, breast cancer and melanoma, discusses the empty nest process and cancer.
Cancer and the Job Interview: To Tell Or Not To Tell, A Fair Question?
BY Barbara Tako
Cancer survivor discusses interviewing for jobs and returning to employment after surviving breast cancer and melanoma.
Frightening Cancer Diagnosis? Survivor Says Keep Hope
BY Barbara Tako
What about hope? Don’t kill hope. Breast cancer and melanoma survivor shares what helped at the time of diagnosis and early on in her cancer treatment.
Paradigm-Shifting Change May Be Coming in Melanoma
BY Gina Columbus
An ongoing trial studying Keytruda (pembrolizumab) with the first-in-class IDO1 inhibitor epacadostat (INCB024360) can mean drastic change for patients with melanoma.
FDA Approves Bavencio for Merkel Cell Carcinoma
BY Jason M. Broderick
Bavencio (avelumab), a PD-L1-inhibitor, gained approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for some patients with Merkel cell carcinoma. 
Surgery Is Still Crucial for Melanoma Treatment
BY Gina Columbus
Kiran K. Turaga explains that, even with all the advancements and novel treatments in melanoma, surgery is still critical. 
It Is OK To Cry With Cancer
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer and melanoma survivor says you are allowed to feel what you are feeling, whatever that is.
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Treatment
Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy
Skin Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of skin cancer.
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
Skin Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing skin cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Skin Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for skin cancer.
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